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scintillating
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Definition impressively clever or stimulating; or showing brilliant light in a flickering manner
  • We shared a scintillating conversation.
scintillating = impressively clever or stimulating; or showing brilliant light in a flickering manner
  • She has a scintillating personality.
  • Here in the mountains the stars look especially scintillating,
  • scintillating = impressively clever or stimulating; or showing brilliant light in a flickering manner
  • Within lay the body, robed in costly habiliments covered with gold embroidery and starred with scintillating gems.
    Twain, Mark  --  The Innocents Abroad
  • a play full of scintillating dialogue
  • Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away and the deep fog of misunderstanding will be lifted from our fear drenched communities, and in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation with all their scintillating beauty.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • scintillating = showing brilliant light in a flickering manner; or very stimulating
  • You are scintillating this morning.
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  The Valley of Fear
  • The marquise had taken a few steps, but at these words she paused, looking at Newman with eyes like two scintillating globules of ice.
    James, Henry  --  The American
  • And amid all these scintillating points of light one bright planet shone kindly and steadily like the face of an old friend.
    Wells, H.G.  --  The Time Machine
  • You are scintillating this evening.
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  • Well, how about three scintillating tumblers of water?
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • The marquise had taken a few steps, but at these words she paused, looking at Newman with eyes like two scintillating globules of ice.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • He lay the sword flat upon the bed of scintillating coals and, pumping the bellows with his free hand, slowly pulled it toward his hip.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Kells was scintillating now, steely, cold, radiant.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • Yet here she is lying at my feet, with her golden domes and crosses scintillating and twinkling in the sunshine.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Once again the stars were their proper size, sharp and scintillating against the wintry sky.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • And amid all these scintillating points of light one bright planet shone kindly and steadily like the face of an old friend.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Emma held out a hand and flicked her wrist, but rather than producing a ball of fire her hand glowed a scintillating blue.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • "Is this the kind of scintillating conversation we're going to have now that we don't have any secrets?"
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • Too bad—we were having such a scintillating conversation.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones

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